Cloud Business Associate

Associate Level

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The CCC Cloud Business Associate™ certification demonstrates that candidates have the basic skill set and knowledge associated with cloud and business. The certification is a critical step to advance your career as organizations look for qualified Cloud Business Associates. The certification allows business professionals to leverage cloud effectively as they can demonstrate an understanding of the key cloud concepts and how it applies to business scenarios. 

Associate Level CCC Certification Courses: Introduction to Cloud and Cloud for Business. The CCC Cloud Business Associate certification represents proof of the body of knowledge in the Associate level CCC certification courses Introduction to Cloud and Cloud for Business.

We recommend attending a classroom or virtual training to gain the most out of the Cloud Business Associate certification. If you cannot find a training provider in your region, you can study by yourself using the accredited self-study material. Following the link below you will be redirected to the ITpreneurs store where you can find all the information about the courseware and the exam.


Self Study Material and Exam


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Courseware Sample  Presentation Demo

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the key terminology and principles of cloud computing.
  • Recognise the technology and building blocks required for cloud computing.
  • Describe the business benefits and challenges of cloud computing.
  • List the criteria for evaluating and selecting service models.
  • List the criteria for evaluating and selecting deployment models.
  • Explain cloud computing from an economical point of view.
  • Review the open source and proprietary options.
  • Identify the challenges and solutions for cloud security.
  • Identify the steps to successfully adopt cloud services.


There are no formal prerequisites. However, it is recommended that participants are conversant with cloud concepts and vocabulary, and the concept of virtualization and hypervisor.

Course Outline:

Module 1: Course Introduction


Course Learning Objectives


Module 2: Cloud Computing Fundamentals

Cloud Computing Overview

Cloud Computing Fundamentals

Cloud Computing Delivery Models

Considerations for Adopting Cloud Computing

Module 3: From Virtualization to Cloud

  • Virtualization
  • Software as a Service
  • Platform as a Service
  • Infrastructure as a Service
  • Service Models Comparison
  • Cloud Service Level Agreement

Module 4: The Economics of Cloud Computing

  • Introduction to Economics of Cloud Computing
  • Benefits and Economic Incentives
  • Cloud Challenges from Business Perspective

Exam Facts


Online / Paper based


Closed Book


Web proctored / In-class proctored / Test Center


60  minutes, 15 minutes additional time for non-native candidates

# of questions

40 simple multiple choice  (1 mark per question)

Pass Grade


Exam Prerequisites

  • There are no formal prerequisites for the exam, but the participants must be conversant with cloud concepts and vocabulary.